Why do some succeed in a down, small-town, or rural market – insert your limitations here – while many others don’t? Maybe we’re really asking, “Who can I copy? What do I have to do to succeed?” Most likely someone in your community/market/situation is succeeding the way you’d like? But how?
The United States Marine Corps is known for a lot of things – developing strong leaders chief among them. I learned a valuable lesson about leadership early on in my Marine Corps days, which directly applies to many small business owners I know.
In this video, I’m going to tell you how your business is like a sail boat and you’re the wind. But don’t worry, I’ll try not to take the metaphor overboard.
In my own experience and in working with many business owners, I find that the most difficult fights to win are the fights we have against ourselves.
The first step in solving a problem is identifying there is one. Could you be procrastinating and not even know it?